As a relatively new role, “data guru” is a challenging job specification to draft for. Organisations are seeking highly-skilled and well-educated individuals to fulfil the position but, the truth is, the data scientist an organisation needs is not a guru, but a colleague. Most organisations forget that recruiting the right
A few years ago, I combined my day job as a data engineer, helping customers engineer data analytics, with my love for football and set out to beat the bookies. It’s an exciting game to play, and I have learned a lot about the merits of different predictive models that
The fourth Big Data Berlin took place on Thursday at Instituto Cervantes with insightful talks by four industry professionals and plenty of time to network before and after over beer and pizza kindly provided by Criteo. The talks kicked off at about 7:20 in a packed exhibition room at the Instituto
Exasol was founded 14 years ago with a mission in mind: to build an ultra-fast, highly scalable database for analytics. Having been in the business of crafting an in-memory database for nearly a decade and a half, Exasol is uniquely placed to offer insights into the data science ecosystem, and will
When you mention “data warehouse” to someone not acquainted with the term, the first image that springs to their minds is usually something like the one above. When in fact, it actually looks a little more like this: A data warehouse is, on the highest level, a central repository of data.